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1879 Blantyre Adverts

Looking through Naismith’s Directory for Blantyre, I saw these local adverts from 1879. This was the time of a real construction boom. James Hazels, local gasfitter (and bellhanger!). Hazels, Mr. James – or Hazels is noted in the 1879 Naismith’s Directory as a plumber and gasfitter (and was known to be a bellhanger!), High Blantyre. […]

1879 Naismiths Directory Adverts

Here are several interesting Blantyre adverts that featured in Naismith’s Business Directory of 1879. James Hazels and Robert Stewart offer builderswork in High Blantyre including plumbing and slating. James B.H Struthers promotes his takeover of the Masonic Hall buildings in being a fine establishment for a party. Meantime Robert Davidson advertises his sawmills in Auchinraith […]